Thomas Schirmann – After The Rain – review of the vinyl test pressing (Audiophile approach)

After having tested the CD, Master Studio (32 bits 88.2 kHz) and Qobuz versions, then assisted to the cutting of the lacquer from the Master Studio files, AKELSON sent me a test pressing to analyze and compare it to the master used for the cutting. AKKELSON’s objective is to be as transparent as possible inContinue reading “Thomas Schirmann – After The Rain – review of the vinyl test pressing (Audiophile approach)”

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Return Of The Dream Canteen – Review (Vinyl, Qobuz Hi-Res, Tidal Master)

Return of the Dream Canteen is the second album of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to be released this year, it is also the 13th studio album of the group, this one was recorded at the Shangri-La studio in Malibu like Unlimited Love (You can find the review here). This album is composed of 17Continue reading “Red Hot Chili Peppers – Return Of The Dream Canteen – Review (Vinyl, Qobuz Hi-Res, Tidal Master)”

Pink Floyd – Animals – Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray, SACD, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remixed 2018, stereo, 5.1)

After Wish You Were Here released in 1975, Animals is the tenth progressive rock studio album by Pink Floyd, released on January 21, 1977 in the UK. It is now available in the new 2018 mix in 5.1 version. We will review 16 versions including vinyl, CD, Bluray, SACD for stereo and 5.1, and originalContinue reading “Pink Floyd – Animals – Review (Vinyl, CD, Bluray, SACD, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remixed 2018, stereo, 5.1)”

Mylène Farmer – À tout jamais (Remixes) – Single and Remixes in 360 Reality Audio (360RA), Vinyl, CD, Qobuz and Tidal (review)

The new single of Mylène Farmer, À tout jamais, was released on Friday 26 August 2022. It was released on September 30th on CD and vinyl with 4 additionnal remixed versions and the instrumental version.The 6 versions are available on all platforms in stereo and also in 360 Reality Audio on Tidal, Deezer, Amazon andContinue reading “Mylène Farmer – À tout jamais (Remixes) – Single and Remixes in 360 Reality Audio (360RA), Vinyl, CD, Qobuz and Tidal (review)”

Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love – review (CD, Vinyl, Vinyl Japan, Cassette, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remastered 2018)

The album of Kate Bush Hounds Of Love was released in 1985. The airing of season 4 of Stranger Things with the cover of the song Running Up That Hill has revived this track and the album during this summer. The tape that is used in the series has also become a cult item thatContinue reading “Kate Bush – Hounds Of Love – review (CD, Vinyl, Vinyl Japan, Cassette, Qobuz, Tidal, original, remastered 2018)”

Michael Jackson- Dangerous – Review (LPs, CDs, Streaming, DAT, 1991 to 2021)

It is in November 1991 released the eighth album of Michael Jackson Dangerous. It will have needed more than 15 months from June 1990 to October 1991 to produce this album. It is a real success with more than 32 million albums sold to date, it arrives behind Bad and Thriller.For this album, the soundContinue reading “Michael Jackson- Dangerous – Review (LPs, CDs, Streaming, DAT, 1991 to 2021)”

Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygene Review (LP, Japanese LP , MOFI LP, CD, Trilogy 40th Anniversary, Qobuz, Tidal, DVD, cassette)

La version française du test est disponible ici. The French version of the review is available here. After Deserted Palace (1972) and Les Granges Brûlées (1973), Oxygène is the successful album that launched Jean Michel Jarre with over 18 million records sold. For this review, the listening was done with Jean Razzaroli from Vinyl&Audio magazineContinue reading “Jean-Michel Jarre – Oxygene Review (LP, Japanese LP , MOFI LP, CD, Trilogy 40th Anniversary, Qobuz, Tidal, DVD, cassette)”

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Unlimited Love – Review updated with cassette

The cassette is back, and the new albums are also released in a cassette version. To complete the review, and to answer several requests, here is the cassette.Find all the details of the review HERE.

Top Gun soundtrack- Review (LP, LP Japaneses , CD, SACD Expanded Edition, Qobuz, Tidal)

The release of Top Gun:Maverick movie in theaters in May is the opportunity to listen again to the music of the first Top Gun movie released in 1986. The review includes 8 editions: Vinyl (1986, Japan, 2016) , CD, SACD (Special Expanded Edition), Qobuz, Qobuz Special Expanded Edition, Tidal. You can also find the reviewsContinue reading “Top Gun soundtrack- Review (LP, LP Japaneses , CD, SACD Expanded Edition, Qobuz, Tidal)”